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Marlowe : A Critical Study - J.B. Steane

Marlowe

A Critical Study

Paperback

Published: 1st January 1971
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This is a thorough critical study of Marlowe's entire output - plays, translations and poems - prefaced by a biographical chapter. It is an attempt to provide the 'life and works' study for the general reader. Mr Steane takes the poetry as the centre of his interest; offering a literary judgement on Marlowe's art rather than further discussion of sources and background. He provides a balanced account of a great poetic dramatist, a writer of exceptional power whose poetry also reveals profound human flaws.

Preface to the paperback edition
Preface
Marlowe's life: facts and theories
The Plays
The Tragedie of Dido
Tamburlaine
Doctor Faustus
The Jew of Malta
Edward II
A note on 'The Massacre at Paris'
The Poems
The First Book of Lucan
Ovid's Elegies
Hero and Leander
Conclusion
Appendices
An additional note on Edward II
Selected Bibliography
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521096249
ISBN-10: 0521096243
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 1st January 1971
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.5